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RAF Kelstern



Reference Name MLI84418

Name:
RAF Kelstern

Summary:
RAF Kelstern was a First World War emergency landing ground, and Second World War airfield.

Location:
KELSTERN, EAST LINDSEY, LINCOLNSHIRE
NORTH ORMSBY, EAST LINDSEY, LINCOLNSHIRE
BINBROOK, EAST LINDSEY, LINCOLNSHIRE

Description:
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RAF Kelstern was originally a First World War emergency landing ground. It was opened as an airfield in October 1943 from which Lancasters flew. It closed in 1945 at the end of the Second World War. {1}{2}

Sources:
1 Bibliographic reference: HANCOCK, T.N.. 1978. BOMBER COUNTY. p.120
2 Map: Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England. 1992-1996. National Mapping Programme. LINCOLNSHIRE. TF2692:LI.328.7.1-2

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